Inserting tha QTC pill

Vemice

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Finally getting through the pile of peak stuff I acquired recently and had a question.
I have several 10180 and 10280 bodies, most are empty meaning no QTC or "spacer" in the bottom.
I also have several pieces that I assume need to be put in.
They are the discs that I have seen before and there is a small thin ring that is supposed to go around the pill, I assume to hold it in place.
I inserted a few without the ring and the lights work but are very finicky. Just picking on up will turn it on. One is for single mode and one is a QTC pill,
With the ring on, do I just force it down the tube and press into place?
And if I mess up, can I get it back out.
Thanks........

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Vemice

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Well, I learned one thing ; don't try to force it in by pushing down on the metal part. It breaks it apart.
 

peter yetman

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So the QTC is in the bottom of the tube. In the single mode one is yje QTC replaced by a spring? Also I'd be interested to know how you get the old stuff out.
Thanks,
P
 
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rearmount

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I'm looking at picking up a Peak Eiger soon and wanted to verify that if I purchased a QTC light, removed the QTC pill, I would essentially have a single-mode light? With no other modifications necessary or drawbacks?

Thanks again for all the assistance, I'm really looking forward towards jumping onto the Peak bandwagon!
 

Vemice

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If dealing directly with Peak, I would suggest trying to get a second body. Not sure of price but can't imagine they cost too much (depending on the metal) especially if you are buying a light. I have found that getting the "pills in and out are a bit tricky. I recently split one apart trying to push it in.
 

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I agree that having an extra tube would be the preferred approach.

You can even get a threaded cap and use it as a nice spare battery carrier, then, too.
 
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